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     The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the unattended death of a 34 year old woman at 322 Black Walnut Lane in rural Baxter County.  The victim’s daughter called the 911 center at approximately 4:05 PM today to report she came home and found her mother deceased.

     Sheriff’s Investigators and the County Coroner’s Office are on scene at this time.  The victim has been identified as Lori Anne Lawyer.  The body of the deceased will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.  Preliminary indications are that the death may be health related.  There is no foul play suspected or indicated.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff